Female Figure

African, Chokwe peoples, Angola
20th century
Artist Unidentified


Dimensions

9 1/2 in. h x 3.5 in. d x 3 in. w

Accession Number

1996.376

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

19th century, said to have been acquired in Africa by a member of a missionary expedition and became part of a private collection, Portugal. 1984, sold by Marc Leo Felix (dealer), Brussels, to William and Bertha Teel, Marblehead, MA; 1996, partial gift of William and Bertha Teel to the MFA; 2014, acquired fully with the bequest of William Teel to the MFA. (Accession Dates: December 18, 1996 and February 26, 2014)

Credit Line

Gift of William E. and Bertha L. Teel